Subject: Re: footbridge support for timecounter
To: Hal Murray <email@example.com>
From: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/13/2006 10:37:28
Hal Murray wrote:
>> If shark has a footbridge in it, I can't see it. It certainly isn't
>> using the code. I don't mind working on shark, but I need
>> documentation on its counters. It looks like it might have an 8253
>> hooked up via ISA...
> I think the Shark came out (long) before the footbridge.
> There used to be documentation, including schematics, for the Shark on
> research.compaq.com. Google still finds it, but attempts to access anything
> there time out.
> Shark uses the Sequoia chip set and the PC87307 Super I/O chip, both from
> National Semiconductor. If the 8253 is included in most (older) PCs, I'd
> expect it to be included in the Super I/O but I don't see any mention of it
> on National's overview page.
I've already tc'd and todr'd shark. It doesn't use footbridge. :-)
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134 Fax: 951 325-2191